period_to_seconds: Contrive a period to/from a given number of seconds

Description Usage Arguments Value

View source: R/periods.r

Description

period_to_seconds() approximately converts a period to seconds assuming there are 365.25 days in a calendar year and 365.25/12 days in a month.

seconds_to_period() create a period that has the maximum number of non-zero elements (days, hours, minutes, seconds). This computation is exact because it doesn't involve years or months.

Usage

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Arguments

x

A numeric object. The number of seconds to coerce into a period.

Value

A number (period) that roughly equates to the period (seconds) given.


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